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of hurricane sandy. >> close the final stretch. see what president obama and mitt romney are campaigning before and the election. -- where. "good morning washington" at 5:00 a.m. begins now. >> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> good morning, washington. it's friday, november 2. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. let's get to a meteorologist jacqui jeras with our forecast. >> good morning. a chilly start. that willll be the rule the next couple days. 43 degrees is where we are starting out at reagan national with pretty light wind, so we are not dealing with multiple wind chills. cold temperatures 32 in oakwood, virginia, 32 in stafford 33 in mchenry maryland, and 35 in chantilly -- 32 in elkwood. there could be a sprinkle or snow flurry later this morning. otherwise dry. high temperature of about 10 degrees below average. we should reach about 55 by 5:00. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. >> not bad for this friday morning. here we are at the dulles interchange, 28. route 28 is a little east of dulles airport, looking pretty good. 270 at 109,
super storm sandy. >> a small percentage of them in the area. pepco, literally a couple dozen. they hope to get everybody back online tonight. b.g.e. about 6300 outages in maryland this morning. >> we are seeing small signs of progress in new york and new jersey but still so much work ahead. >> the nation's largest public transit system will begin rolling again this morning, but with limited service. some tunnels and stations remain flood and power is still out in much of downtown. but the lights began to turn back on in some areas near wall street. still, subways won't run yet through the city's financial district. mayor bloomberg announced only vehicles with three or more occupants will be allowed to enter manhattan between 6:00 a.m. and midnight. snuge struggling to recover. -- new jersey is struggling to recover. they are working to clear streets clogged by sand and debris. gas leaks and the aparent shortage of gas crews to help shut down ruptured lines. >> where are all of these gas trucks? why can't we get gas trucks down the b
from one of the many victims of hurricane sandy. relief efforts continue as the victim's battle dropping temperatures. glad you are starting your day with us. >> let's go right to the meteorologist with a look at our forecast. >> a couple of spots hovering near the freezing mark this morning. one of the coldest days we have had this season. it is going to be a carbon copy of what we saw the last few days with sunny periods and cloudy. . winds to the west southwest at 7 miles per hour. 37 at dulles. culpeper, 34 degrees. 41 in fredericksburg and 40 degrees in martinsburg. partly sunny and maybe a sprinkle later this morning. a good 10 degrees below average. i promise, more sunshine is in the seven-day forecast. i have to be a little patient but we will get there. we will head over to traffic with steve. >> good morning. we start with a look at the beltway, new hampshire ave. this is heading towards georgia ave. as you can see, it is not causing a backup right now. just so you know, as you leave college park heading west, way over to the left for a little while. we will head over
. let's get the latest from new york. >> superstorm sandy may have destructiont the behind continues to have a lasting impact. in hoboken, new jersey, national rolled in where 20,000 flooded in stranded homes. stillter of this city is supplies arend running low. farther south, the powerful lifted homes from their foundations and ruptured gas spreading fears of a e explosion. a> everywhere you go, you hear noise of the open gas lines. >> utility crews cannot reach fire in an affluent jersey e neighborhood and are until they can shut off the gas. york, it really is a tale cities. nie you can see the stark difference. manhattan split in half. those with power and those without. above 34th street, the lights are on. below 34th street, it's dark and vacant. but gribble little scary, we just have to make it work. >> 14 of 23 subway lines in the running on a limited basis. traffic on the street remains clogged. mayor ordered an unprecedented passenger menem for all manhattan.ng three-car minimum. in brooklyn, share a shovel into , that's another idea. >> the lights are back on in our area f
images from storm coverage came from queens where row upon rope of houses burned as sandy raged. >> now people are returning to sift through what is left of their lives. and our new york station, wabc was there. >> reporter: the floodwater isn't the only thing sinking in here. >> the people in this neighborhood are devastated. >> reporter: soap is the magnitude of the clean-up. from bal harbour, homes are filled with the smell of diesel fuel to the smoke in breezy point. new yorkers are trying to come to grips with the long road ahead. >> just where the kids grew up. it is the only, only house they have ever known. >> reporter: tom duffy one of the new yorkers, sifting through the rubble with his hands. carefully turning over charred pieces of what was part of his life. the family home here in breezy point, one of more than 100, leveled, by the fire. >> i can't believe, just, two month as go we were down here. it's crazy. >> what do you do when this is what you are coming home to, where do you start? when you are trying to rebuild. you start small. grab what you can. what the fire didn'
sandy. any other closings we will pass along the. >> what you are seeing now is what you will get four days a head. the cool chalky pattern keeping us cloudy. let's look at the radar picture. we are all stuck in they cloudiness from the great lakes to the northeast, it is generally overcast. we will bit breaks at times. they think we have a lesser chance of getting one of those showers. 46 degrees at a reagan national. 40 degrees at dulles. slowly but steadily the temperatures will rise. 52 degrees by noon. 56 degrees and partly sunny and at 5:00. we will talk about when we will see a little bit of a warm up. but said over to traffic. >> overnight construction crews were able to get out and get to work. outer loop near route 7. 395, let's take a look at the camera. in the southbound direction of duke street at this early hour, there is not much of a delay. you cannot see it and this camera shot. there is where we have activity to the far right. we also have activity on interstate 95 as far as the age of the land. they are getting ready to open the h. o. the lane for commuters. -- hov p
since sandy struck. and a new storm is just days away. >>> moment of impact. a train barreling into a tanker truckloaded with liquid, and a camera right there to capture it all. >>> and humor in hard times, moments made famous during sandy from "saturday night live." >>> good morning, everyone. and we begin this monday, election eve, with the final few hours of campaign 2012. a daunting schedule of stops in a down to the wire race. >> finally, it is here. >> finally. >> one day left in his fight to the finish and the candidates will focus on the handful of states expected to decide the outcome. we have team coverage this morning. tahman bradley is in boston but t.j. winick starts it off from the windy city of chicago. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. well, election day may not be until tomorrow, but 27 million americans have already cast their votes. a sign how close the obama campaign believes this could be, the president appeared in new hampshire which only has four electoral votes. >> we're no longer relevant now. we're props because what's happen
's a new storm coming to the area slammed by sandy. as a nor'easter bears down, free gas causes chaos. beer company delivers water. and how they're dealing with that dangling crane. >>> the rescue caught on tape. a hiker trapped for three days by sandy's record snowfall. he thought that he was near the end when rescuers risking their own lives, found him in his socks. >>> and party foul. pippa middleton defends herself against critics of her new book. on party planning. some calling it a royal embarrassment. >>> happy sunday to everyone at home. the final sunday before election day. it's hard to believe that this campaign has been going on for nearly two years now and now we're down to the last two days. the voters are already starting to have their say. take a look at these long lines for early voting. in many states. who has the edge? george stephanopoulos will be here to discuss it all. >> it's the big question. we got the smartest guy in the business. >>> coming up, also, in the northeast, this election is playing out against the backdrop utterly scrambled by sandy. now, new jersey will
korff is live. hurricane sandy has claimed over 100 lives in the caribbean up the jersey coast. tonight, one here in maryland lopez.e loss of santiago the destructive force can be seen in yards up and down annapolis. yard, family front and friends gathered to prayer after sandy claimed yet another life. working here and got killed because a tree fell on him. oldhis dear friend, 50-year- lopez, was working y afternoon with a company in theg storm debris backyard of a residence when its came down directly on him. killing him instantly. he had four children. >> his son watched in horror as , an experienced with 10 years of service with the same company, lost his life. the storm catches many people's lives. touched a life in a much serious note. that is what we have got here tonight, a very tragic accident. >> there seems to be a tragic accident -- it happened in the work place setting. state officials are investigating circumstances incident.g the >> thank you. is blamed for at deaths in the u.s. his death is the third in maryland. sandy is responsible for two in virginia. thedy was killed
on the heels of superstorm sandy's devastation. we are on the ground in the hardest hit communities. >>> and, biting apple. lukewarm sales for the new ipad mini. stock prices crumbling to a five-month low. are competitors finally getting the best of the house that jobs built? >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been
on from sandy.orts frustration continued to grow millions still without power in new york and new jersey. good morning, washington. friday, november 2. i am steve chenevey. >> i am cynne simpson. let's get to meteorologist jeras. cold temperatures this morning. cold start across the with temperatures in the 30's and '40's. , we are keeping an eye on the sky. some drier air has been building in this morning. little disturbance to our west. there could be a shower or snowflakes later this morning. degrees in manassas, 37 at dulles, 42 at reagan national, gaithersburg, 39 in martinsburg. we will be warming slowly today. 51 by noon and 55 degrees at 5:00. more sunshine in the seven-day forecast. let's check on traffic with steve hershorn. the beltway, new hampshire delay, stay to the left as you had passed 95 and around to newnd hampshire avenue. delays around the beltway. some leftover roadwork, the virginia side, several works owns overnight. ,95 northbound and southbound are in the process of picking that up. bad.not too in springfield, hov lanes are open. from dale city to springfield. 3
says it's like a stopped up drain. >>> aside from all those problems triggered by sandy, people in new york's blackout zone are now worrying about their safety. some of the buildings in lower manhattan have beefed up security since plunging into darkness. reside residents -- after residents were terrified that would-be robbers got into homes by posing as utility workers promising to restore power. extra doormen have now been called into double-check i.d.s. can you imagine? >> i know. there's been isolated reports of the looting and scams like that that always happens after air tragedy. people always take advantage of the vulnerable chaotic situation. >> it's just terrible. >> got to believe in karma with folks like that. >> officials have always said security will increase as the lights come back on. >> that is somewhat easier said than done. as abc's ron claiborne reports the effort to get the power glowing again is now a national one. >> reporter: it's a massive effort for a massive problem. 64,000 utility workers in a dozen states working around the clock to turn the power on. in re
for those struggling from superstorm sandy. a local victim and his conce charlie rose: will you endorse president obama? colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry. and the actions he's's taken with respect to... protecting us from terrorism have been very, very solid. and so, i think we ought to keep on the track that we are on. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >> in the aftermath of hurricane sandy, government leaders are focusing on finding housing for tens of thousands left homeless after the storm. >> fema has spent nearly $200 million for people in new york and new jersey. also put 34,000 people in hotels and motels. officials have yet to lay out a plan for finding long-term place to live. at the cold weather sets in. >> a noreaster is expected to pass within 50 to 100 miles of t
to have 90-year-old people. >> this week on "inside sandy's birdknoll october surprise. >> i want to thank t the presidt personally. how many votes are these pictures worth? heavy hearts with all the suffering in a major part of our country. >> how do you compete with a natural disaster? >climate change? neitr candidate wants to go it. the new unemployment number, play in the polling place? jeep jobs in china flap. >> obama took gm and chrysler bankruptcy and sold chrysler to italians who will s in china. >> it is an outrageous lie. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.icap.org-- >> we thought this was going to special preelection broadcast. that all weking have to do his handicap the election. sandy.ong came hurricane politics, all wiseman told never that you can around ththe corner. then't want to minimize tragic human dimensions of this aftermath, butt is a politil program d the election is next tuesday, so here goes. new jersey gov. chris christie prior to the storm. let's give you the plane ride back to chicago ththat you have earned. i cannot thank the president and c
inside. supposed to be early voting today, but because of sandy, they added an extra day to early voting here in the state of maryland. will remain open until 9:00 this evening. >> thank you. is on your side. we are tracking the problems at the polls. we would love for you to share see us anywhere that you can be long lines, malfunctioning machines, just visit our website. and on twitter, use the hastag #pollproblems. >> hurricane sandy being blamed for one more death. an elderly man was trying to shovel snow dumped by the monster storm. fema is reporting 13,000 people are staying in shelters right now. let's find out what is happening in manhattan. good afternoon. >> the temperatures are definitely dropping, and that is not helping the families who have lost everything, and the millions who are still without power. sandy's victim's woke up in a cold and dark home yet again this morning well looking for help. tempers are flaring up as many residents feel they have been left out in the cold. >> this is really a dangerous situation and it is a dangerous place in the dark. island, were the
for sandy survivors. emotional tributes by country stars last night at the cmas. and heart wrenching moments on stage from the boss. his message for all the victims of the storm. ♪ rise up come on, rise up ♪ >>> good morning, everyone. and some real drama from bruce springsteen. what an emotional tribute to his home state. there he is, singing "city of ruins." new jersey hit so hard by this storm. and bruce springsteen, obviously, so moved. >> you can tell. >> it sure does. >>> robin's home recovering. hope she's doing well this morning. amy robach is here. >> thanks so much. and the toll of the devastation of sandy is becoming more and more clear with the pictures this morning. at least 92 dead. 3.8 million customers out of power. and here's the tough part. power could be out for weeks for so many. that is a tough situation. >> it sure is. a lot of people just don't know. >>> and so many people separated from their pets during the storm, are now being reunited. we have stunning pictures from the new york aquarium, where 12,000 animals may need to be evacuated if the facility doesn't get
of hurricane sandy. there is a gasoline shortage in new jersey adding to the misery of storm victims. they have spent hours waiting only to find the pumps have run dry. police have been called out to keep order. gas lines are not the only things frustrating people in new york and new jersey. some people in s.i. say they feel like they are being forgotten -- staten say they feel like they are being forgotten. >> progress is being made, but there are many obstacles out there, like staten island, and patience is wearing thin. >> there is still 3 million people without power on the coast. people are not happy about the marathon taking place. >> tempers are running high, especially in waterlogged staten island. >> we are going to die. you do not understand. >> gasoline, food, and clothing. 20 people died on staten island. people are facing another night of darkness and cold. >> people are fighting. that sends people over the edge. >> the governor says relief is on the way. >> there should be an improvement in conditions and people should see it quickly. >> the ferry service and has resumed today. wa
candidate's policy means for america. >>> dhaechb station of superstorm sandy. the impact could have on the econy and what happened at the new york stock exchange that hadn't happened in 100 years. >>> the changing wa we deal with and learn about crises, the powers, krit pals of social media. the "wall street jrnal report" begins right now. >>> here's what is making news as we head in to a new week on wall street. a positive jobs report. the final one before the election on tuesday. the labor department reporting the unemployment kicked up in november to 7.9%. but 171,000 jobs were created in the month, well above expectations. numbers for the last two with months were revised upwards. an additional 84,000 jobs added for august and september new york's mayor michael bloomberg rang the bell on wednesday after a two-day shutdown because of super storm sandy. that's the fst two-day weather related shut down at the new york stock exchange since 1888. it was afirst slow day but there were no glitches the markets picked up steam. the markets fell on friday. stocks closed out october by eak
and with the entire team here after a very, very long week. here we are, five days post-sandy. and relief is arriving for the people on staten island. two images i'll never forget. a jacuzzi in the trees. look at that. and i met a guy whose house was picked up and moved across the street. you're going to see it when the camera turns here. his house was there. and now, it's there. >> parts of the city look like a war zone this week. >>> also, look at this. these are food lines in manhattan. hundreds of new yorkers are waiting for something to eat. for many, it's the first hot meal they've had in days. new jersey is hard-hit, as well. with only half of the gas stations in new jersey and new york, rationing has gone into effect. >>> but the news is not all bad. atlantic city's 12 casinos are reopening. and the mayor of newark, new jersey, cory booker, letting storm victims crash at his house. >>> we also have something adorable for you this morning. it involves this puppy. her name is sandy, by the way. her owners threw her out of a car after the storm. but fortunately, a compassionate family took her i
by a giant wall of water, where people were rescued from rooftops and sandy's misery stretches on. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with bill weir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, and terry moran in tom's river, new jersey, this is a special edition of "nightline," the perfect storm. october 31st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran and i'm in tom's river, new jersey, one of the hard-hit communities on the water in this state. the water that superstorm andy hurled against the atlantic seaboard from maryland, all the way up to new york city and beyond. so many communities utterly devastated. you can see this kind of scene, as you see behind me, mile after mile on this coast. and two days after landfall now, the problems are piling up. the death toll now at 74. there's reports of an oil spill and now, a dangerous new threat in many communities, the ruptured gas lines in town after town. you can hear the hissing, you can smell the dangerous gas in the air. and the threat of explosions and fires is growing by the minute. morning broke on the jersey shore a
being the thought of another storm as they try to deal with the aftermath of super storm sandy. tempers and frustrations high as long lines at gas as fema opened the first free gas distribution site. lights slowly coming on but too slowly for thousands of people. >> it is starting to get cold. people are in homes that are uninhabitable. it will be increasingly clear they are uninhabitable when the temperature drops. >> the new york governor says they are facing a massive housing problem for people whose neighborhoods are in really bad shape. >> restaurants in our area trying to help out with the hurricane victims. the owners of 179 restaurant in georgetown donated 20% of sunday night sales to the american red cross and hurricane sandy relief fund. the d.c. restaurant group eat well helping out as they donate $2 from every bottle of won't know sold this month to help victims. >> amtrak is still trying to get up to speed. trains with reduced frequency on the northeast corridor including aksel la and northeast between boston, new york city and d.c. trains to and
, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, they didn't have nothing. we had nothing for them, no diapers, we just literally ran for our lives. >> reporter: she's not alone. the hotel is packed with families, all displaced by sandy's rath. normally th
>> starting over in the aftermath of sandy. we're seeing small signs of progress ooze millions of people remain without -- as millions of people remain without power. "good morning washington" begins now. >> trouble spots to the north. new jersey hit the hardest. good morning, washington. it is thursday, november 1. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm cynne simpson. good morning to you. we have learned some local schools will be closed today. in prince jornl's county, cham forge early childhood center will be closed. they don't have power yet. lothian elementary. magothy river and severn river middle school and south earn middle school closed today. >> we still have a little bit of cloudiness that is going to be lingering. breaks of clouds and breaks of sunshine. expect that miss throughout the day today. even a sprinkle much like yesterday. temperatures below average for our highs and that will be the trend in the days ahead and the weekend just around the corner looks relatively quiet. so kind of a boring weather day i guess overall. that's ok, right
york and new jersey are bracing for the storm as they are still recovering from hurricane sandy. residents are being warned to evacuate the second time in two weeks. people need to get out and start stocking up on supplies. a >> just what i thought i was going to get more sleep we are getting this nor'easter and it will be all hands on deck again. >> it is not expected to be anywhere near as strong as superstorm sandy. >> mellon is the first in the nation -- maryland is the first state in the nation to allow marriage by popular vote. it got 52% of the vote. it >> of sides are trying to sway voters. -- both sides were trying to sway voters. supporters rallied at an event on the streets of maryland. not everyone is happy with the outcome. >> marriage in maryland will conclude same-sex couples. if voters narrowly approved the controversial question 6. >> i think melic equality should be for everyone. >> overwhelming a motion for everyone. it was the first day to approve the issue through popular vote. >> this is a great opportunity. i am proud to be an american. >> earlier this yea
trying to recover from hurricane sandy. it brought rain and a lot of snow. >> that left thousands in the dark. >> the northeast had just begun recovering from super storm sandy and now this. heavy snowfall on top of the destruction. >> this is like insult to injury. >> the storm is dropping sleet and rain with wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour and the falling temperatures are at adding to problems with those without heat and electricity. >> i am waiting for electricity. this morning i was waiting -- i heard a 30 mile per hour winds. >> police urged people to take shelter. volunteers at donation sites are clearing out the supplies that have been collected in order to make room for people who might need warm shelter. >> we are trying to make sure all these people have a place to stay. >> new jersey issued a mandatory evacuation order for several communities. >> police are knocking on doors telling us to evacuate immediately. the one everybody out of the houses. >> you need to be prepared for that. i am prepared for that. i hate setbacks. i do not tolerate them usually very well. th
of super storm sandy have intensified tonight ten days after sandy hit. a fairfax county group is trying to keep the -- help fill the needs of millions in new york and new jersey. live in mcclain loo more on this mission of mercy. >> i can tell you these trucks have been sitting here because of the nor easter that we saw but the goal is to get the contents delivered tomorrow so that these folks can get them sometime saturday, sunday. >> so many that three moving trucks packed with donations are parked waiting to be delivered. >> we now have filled two trucks like that and this is the end of the third. everything as you can see from fairly new baby gear and tons of clothing, warm coats new blankets new sweat shirts. >> jennifer is one of the moms who started the donation drive earlier this week. a semi-filled with much needed relief left wednesday for new jersey. the snow kept the driver from returning to get the rest. once again, the community came through and helped. the moving company offered a truck and a driver. >> we put out the wo
schools -- up next, local schools help victims of hurricane sandy. >> we will have the forecast after the break. >> d.c. united battles the rebels again tonight in new jersey. and the wizards are in boston. and oh, boy, did maryland basketball get a favorable ruling by the -- oh! green mountain coffee! how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa and you'll always find your favorite. with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. and i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig. >> the anticipated nor'easter has begun for people in new jersey, new york, and new england. and how. look at. schools closed early. stores started stocking up on supplies. crews are still cleaning up and are bracing for more damage and of course more power outages. a local school is undertaking a major effort to help victims of hurricane sandy. >> schools and arlington have gathered items to -- school in arlington have gathered some items the
. houses that are sprinkled along the countryside and nothing has been working since hurricane sandy came through. the storm uprooted trees and snapped several power poles. he and his 92-year-old mother rode out the storm here and have made it the best they could with the -- for a week without power. power crews have been working tirelessly since last monday replacing snapped boldin untangling twisted lines. there are many areas where power lines snaked through countless trees. there have been pockets of neighborhoods that have had to wait patiently for help. >> this has been a mess. it has been cold. this is really bad. >> slowly but surely, help is finally arriving. >> and have another storm coming. late this afternoon as he stood talking outside his home, power crews up the valley clipped is which and the lights came back on. >> in the aftermath of sandy, hundreds of thousands are still without electricity in new york and new jersey. that is just one of many challenges facing residents there. eight states including maryland, have spent if you have sent more than 200 troopers to help bu
, the latest on get life back to normal in the northeast following hurricane sandy. >> the gerlach -- thousands of absentee voters. how did this happen time and which one counts? explain in my report, coming up. >> the freeze warning in effect for tonight. [ mitt romney ] we have to work on a collaborative basis. look, the reason i'm in this race is there are people that are really hurting today in this country. and we face this deficit -- could crush the fututure generations. and republicans andemocrats both love america but we need to have leadership -- leadership in washington that will actually bring people together and get the job done and could not c care less if it's a republican or a da ocrat. i've done it before, i'll do it again. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. colin powell: yes. when he took over we were in one of the... i'm mitt romney, worst recessions we had seen in recent times... close to a depression. and i saw, over the next several years, stabilization... come back in the financial community. housing is starting to pick up. the president saved the auto industry.
the campaign trail because of sandy. president obama is back in campaign mode. mitt romney was in virginia. >> i was going to surprise you. we're here at the obama field offices on columbia. lots of volunteers making phone calls and look who is here calling motors. charlie got a surprise fong call from none other than former secretary of state madeleine albright. this is part of the get-out-the- vote effort that you are saying across virginia as obama and romney both candidates wanting to win here in battleground virginia. today, mitt romney spent his day focused on virginia with stops in three areas. our chant is this, five more days. little time left, the campaign trail has been tricky. both canceled events because of the storm. today, both men were back in campaign mode. >> the consequence of what this election means -- we can't lose, we need you for agenda, we have to take back america. >> making the point he is still commander-in-chief, he wore his air force one jacket today for stops in several states. >> we will win wisconsin again and we will win this election and we will renew the
and walked it off. the driver said he never saw the train coming. nothing like what sandy brought to the east coast in our ♪ i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! my bowl, my spoons! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more e ole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios has whole grain and 110 delicious calories. ...more grains. less you! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >> steve rudin has a quick look at the weather. >> a lot has been talked about overotential nor'easter wednesday into thursday. can happen between now and then. i want to reassure everybody not be a super storm like sandy. nor'easter, that sort of people, but we are watching for you and we will you updated. right now is quiet and dry, clearing. the temperatures a bit chilly, degrees at reagan national wind out of the northwest at 5. the high today, 50 degrees, 13 average this time year. weldn't it be nice if record, 80 degrees, 1974? upper northwest, wtop radio, 40 degrees. the highs and lows have reset midnight. spea
>>> this morning on "world news now" -- the misery is mounting. a week after hurricane sandy struck. people wonder how much more they can take of being cold, hungry, and homeless. >> and those long lines for gas go on and on and on. it is monday, november 5th. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good monday morning, everyone. i'm paula faris. >> i'm rob nelson. in a moment, an ominous new forecast for some of the most desperate people in the hurricane zone. very cold weather and a nor'easter, are now on the way. that is not what folks want to hear if you are in a vulnerable beach or waterfront community now and the waves kick up again come wednesday. going to be kind of tough. a tough weather week for those folks. >>> also ahead it is election eve right now. have a look at how the candidates are making the most of their final hours on the campaign trail. the country is ready to vote. and those two guys have to be exhausted and ready for this thing to end either way. >>> uh-huh. then it is train versus truck. it is all caught onmazing end t the man in the right
spent for what? >> divided government at work, right? >> the aftermath of sandy, drivers in new york and long island facing drastic new measures in the face of continuing gas lines. >> starting this morning, gas will be rationed until limited sa p supply can catch up with the demand. the gas shortage is just part of the hard ship millions are dealing with. here's abc's matt kozar. >> reporter: in noshg and new jersey, 60 customers got their power back after super storm sandy lost it all over again. >> this set us back probably a day. i thought we would probably have everybody online by late thursday, early friday. this probably pushes us back to late saturday maybe early sunday. >> reporter: the nor'easter grounded at least 1,700 flights and stranded thousand of people on the long island railroad. the biggest commuter rail in the country. new york city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowd offing. >> i want to go home. looks like mother nature hates us. >> reporter: the snowfall forced people in new jersey living in low-lying areas to once again evacuate. the
from sandy. as temperatures plummeto 0 below freezing in the storm zone. now all eyes on a nor'easter this week. sam is here with the up to the minute details. >>> dead heat. less than 24 hours in the campaign of history. mitt romney and barack obama campaign around the clock. >>> deadly accident at the zoo. a toddler falls 14 feet into a secured area with a pack of wild dogs. and zookeepers race to fend them off. how did the 2-year-old end up falling into the dangerous den? ♪ give a little bit give a little bit of your love to me ♪ >>> and this morning, after the perfect storm. a powerful response. ♪ give a little bit >> america reaching out to the millions rebuilding their lives. ♪ how you can make a difference. join our entire abc family for a day of hope, a day of renewal, a day of beginning. it begins right now, right here, on "gma"! ♪ give a little bit give a little bit of your life for me ♪ ♪ >>> and good morning, everyone. a big monday morning here at "gma." we are kicking off the day of giving on abc. and we are going to be seeing robin roberts with a spe
, sandy and now this nor'easter. this region all radar shows the snow in northern parts of new jersey. we have this little patch of leftover moisture coming through and it has enough in it, and the live doppler in the storm center, the temperatures even though they are in the low 40's, producing a little bit of light sleet but the main thing is the temperatures overnight tonight will stay above freezing. when you hit off to school and work most everything will be out of here. maybe eight lingering sprinkle or snowflake. 35 degrees above freezing, no winter weather advisories or anything. the good thing is after we get through early tomorrow morning sunshine coming back and big changes coming our way towards the weekend. i will tell you all of the details and some dramatic time lapses of the snowstorm in new york. >> we get to a reporter's and the field monitoring the weather. sleet has been coming down. >> autria godfrey is in alexandria with the latest from there. >> the meteorologist had been predicting the possibility of a flurry, and here we go, but fleet you see it. there is a little
. a nor'easter blankets towns and cities. a plunging residents still recovering from hurricane sandy into cold darkness. >> our neighbors and friends -- this is what we are picking out of the water. >> in new york and new jersey, 60,000 customers who got their power back after sandy lost it all again. >> are you frustrated with con ed? >> extremely so. there are good and extremely organized people there, but their response to the storm has been a scandal. >> the nor'easter grabbed at least 1700 flights and stranded thousands of people on the long island railroad, the biggest commuter rail and the country. >> new york city police were forced to) station because of overcrowding. >> i want to go home. mother nature hates us. >> the snowfall forced people in new jersey to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island with was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? we are human beings. >> another disaster we do not need at this time. everybody is devastated. it did not know if they are coming or going. >> the storm is now in new eng
beyond the grave. >> and the decision is made on the fishing pier which for can sandy left in ruins. crocs at grey is slowly burning away. jacqui jeras has the >> and prince william county, a surprising turn of events in the damascus court room. the east coast rapist is back out of the plea deal. we have the latest. >> a very surprising turn of events here the prince william county courthouse in manassas as errant, as the man known as the east coast rapist backed out of a plea deal. he was expected to plead guilty to two cases of rape. from an incident on halloween of 2009 in dale city. but when he was asked how he pleaded, he said i do not know which way is right or not. i am not sure i know what i am doing. after that was dismissed, the reconvened to discuss a future court date. he has a plea hearing set for november 30 and loudoun county for a separate rate. --for a separate rape. his next court date hearing is in prince william county on january 14. after what happened here this morning it is impossible to know what is going to happen later this month. thomas's next court date s
story dominating the news for the past week, hurricane sandy and the devastation left in its wake. and the desire to do something to help. so all day today, disney and abc have been raising money to help those who need it most. we kicked it off this morning with a telethon on "gma" ands of right now viewers tr erers cont staggering amount $15.3 million, which including $3 million from sam sung. call the number on the screen. we hope you will. we turn to the election. terry moran on the trail with president obama today and joins us from iowa. good evening, terry. 11 cities in three days. >> reporter: that's right, the final lap. and this is the final time barack obama will ever do this. this is his last political campaign and the last rally and so tonight this cold iowa air is thick with emotion and nostalgia and edged with a bit of anxiety about what will happen tomorrow. you talk to the obama people, they express kind of gritty, grim, even, confidence. they think they'll get it done. but they know this time so different from the last time. it's not about inspiration, it's about p
electricity, almost two weeks after superstorm sandy, joining in protest. adding insult to injury, they just got their utility bills in the mail. >>> special delivery. the woman who went into labor at a bus stop and got help from a quick-thinking, complete stranger who doesn't even speak the same language. >> oh, my god. >> we have the happy reunion at the hospital. ♪ brown sugar >>> and brown sugar. love letters from a young mick jagger to a woman who inspired the rolling stone's smash hit. did rock's bad boy really recite emily dickinson? >>> i guess we're going to have to consider -- reconsider mick jagger, reading poetry. >> he's a very smart man, from the london school of economics. he's a bright one there. >>> we have a busy morning. not only do we have a sex scandal involving the cia chief. but after a two-year-long, $6 billion presidential campaign, are we any closer to preventing taxmagedd taxmageddon. if the president and republicans can keep us from going off the fiscal cliff. >> some saying if we do go off the fiscal cliff, we'll go into recession, as well. >>> and take a look
will update recovery efforts following super storm sandy and explain how kevin harvick's race car got damaged before he even got behind the wheel. "good morning, washington" at 5:00 a.m. starts right now. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> it is 5:00 monday november 5. >> rise and shine. we will get to jackie. >> a cold start this morning. temps around freezing in a few areas. but it looks pretty good out there. looking at the live picture. temperatures are 41 right here. 43 at reagan national. 40 at dulles. 37 in call -- culpepper and petersburg below freezing. 40 degrees is above the freezing market in terms of warming. not all that warm overall when you look at highs in the upper 40's, around 50 and high should be in the low to mid 60's. we will get some sunshine by this afternoon so you have to look at it with a before spin. over to traffic with jamie. >> a positive spin on the traffic. a lot of construction overnight in the tysons area on the beltway near 123, route 7, braddock road all wrapped up and projects on metrorail, toll ro
to make sure people displaced by hurricane sandy are able to cast their ballots today. make shift tents have been set up with portable polling booths. on top of that. free shuttle buses will carry new yorkers from damaged polling places to alternate sites. governor cuomo signed anned or ear lug people affected by sandy to vote at any polling location in the state. >>> in new jersey, storm victims, meanwhile, will be allowed to vote electronically. applications for mail-in ballot submitted by e-mail or fax. once approved voters have until 8:00 p.m. to return the ballot electronically. residents of hard hit ocean county voting in droves since last friday. voting sites without power are getting generators and a mobile bus will be stopping by emergency shelters as well. >> just one of the many hurdles that a lot of folks in the northeast are facing right now. >> a lot of weird factors. and sandy ruined a lot of people's plans. can't blame folks from being distracted when your haas is gone, no heat, no power. it will be interesting. and keep your eye on problems, unrelated to the storm. keep
at the unbelievable destruction from sandy's path. >> wow. new york harbor. that is staten island. look at all those boats. >>> five days to go. barack obama and mitt romney dash back to the trail, as the clock ticks to election day. this morning, our bottom line on each side's path to victory. the last-minute moves. and this little girl's emotional plea going viral. >> i'm tired of barack obama and mitt romney. >>> and jaws-dropper. the woman who saved her own life by punching out a 12-foot tiger shark. she tells us about the astonishing moment when her martial arts kicked in. the karate chop that saved her life. >>> and good morning, everyone. hello to robin at home. we are getting back to normal here in times square. but look at these live shots. >> rabbit rabbit. >> rabbit rabbit, robin. let's look at the live shots downtown right now. still so dark in lower manhattan. this is a city divided right now. it's going to take days, maybe longer, for the power to come back. and the scale of destruction is becoming so clear in so many places. look at the aerial shots of breezy point, new york, home to
recovering from super storm sandy. >> when and heavy snow plunged thousands of people back into the cold and darkness. could be their railroads were shut down and people who live in low lying areas of new jersey were once again forced to leave their homes. >> this is another disaster we do not need at this time. everybody is devastated. >> the storm forced red cross and it the mat to leave areas devastated by sandy. >> a new gas rationing plan takes effect this morning in new york city and long island. police will be enforcing the new system. it allows drivers to get gas every other day. new jersey gov. chris christie enacted a similar plan. madison square garden will hold a special concert next month to benefit people affected by sandy. it will be held on december 12 and it will be called 12-12-12. more details are expected in the coming days. >> let's check in with jacqui jeras. >> pretty decent weather over all. the nor'easter that kept as cloudy and cool the last couple of days is making its way toward the canadian maritime and away from the united states. we have cleared things out.
superstorm sandy. >> and this man wanted to help the >> you are watching abc7 news at 11:00, on your side. >> two strong earthquake striking on different continents tonight. as six. -- a six. earthquake hit myanmar. another earthquake hits kentucky and rattle seven nearby states. >> and people hit hard by sandy say they are tired of waiting for the power companies. they say they have been without power since the storm hit. many are wondering why there was no plan in place since the storm was predicted. officials with the power company on long island say customers could get power back on by tomorrow night. in the meantime, there have been cases prepared with food and clothing. >> it started with the facebook post. but that simple post as turned into something much more. >> his home town in new jersey now looks like something he has only seen during his four tours of duty in afghanistan. >> the devastation and what was going on there -- it actually looked like a war zone. i have seen what a war zone looks like and it is very hard to see my home town look that way. >> so he started a donatio
. >> how hurricanes sandy can increase deals for auto makers. >> clear skies and chilly temperatures. that is next at six. vexed the governor has ordered state agencies to prepare plans to cut their budgets by 4%. the memo to heads of executive departments besides the fiscal cliff we have been talking about. president obama's said he will talk about this issue on friday. this year's elections will affect the wedding business. >> planners are bracing for a spike in bookings thanks to voters' approval of same-sex marriage in maryland. we have that story for you at 6. >> from the voting booth to wedding vows. same-sex couples got the right to marry. those who stand to make a profit are hearing a buzz. >> this will -- we will see an uptick. >> gayweddings.com is a resource. since states approved gay marriage, she has seen [inaudible] >> let's learn more and find more resources. >> actual marriages will not be allowed until after general one when the law takes effect. cities are trying to lure couples by creating a new international web site. there were to be an option for those looking
,000 cancelled flights last week due to hurricane sandy. estimates show sandy may have destroyed more cars and hurricane katrina. -- a van hurricane katrina. that and more coming up in the next hour. linda bell. back to you. >> see you soon. 39 degrees in the nation's capital. >> we are off to a cold start this morning. >> temperature is a going to be pretty steady throughout much of the day. we are watching for the first snowflakes of the season later on this afternoon. adam caskey is on snowflake what. good morning. >> good morning. we are expecting snow flakes for the evening commute. the driving to work is just fine. you'll notice blustery conditions for the midday. the drive home -- a light rain, but mainly some light snow. road temperatures are between 37 and 41 degrees, not expecting much accumulation on the road. there -- it will not be heavy enough in the washington area. especially during the rush hour as more cars are driving, that keeps the road temperatures up. closer to baltimore, a different story. heavier snow, and some accumulation on the roadways. grassy services, a littl
the animal air-lift, scores of dogs and cats left homeless by hurricane sandy flown to california, and this is just one of the many surprising acts of kindness for some of sandy's most vulnerable victims. more on that coming up. >> a heartwarming story. >>> we begin with the escalation of violence in the mideast today being met with a possible cease-fire. israel expanded its air assault on gaza as its iron dome defense system protected tel aviv, its most populous city from a hamas rocket attack. we have team coverage this morning. christiane amanpour is in jerusalem, but we begin with alex marquardt in gaza city. alex. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. overnight the israeli air force targeted media buildings here in gaza while the shells not very far from here. the big question, whether a cease-fire will be able to be brokered before israel launches a ground invasion. israeli jets pummeling gaza overnight. two buildings housing hamas and international media were targeted. six journalists were wounded. from the sea, volley after volley of naval artillery hit alleged terror sites.
homes. >>> still recovering from super storm sandy, residents in new jersey and new york are now being hit by a nor'easter. the heavy, wet snow took down power lines and made the evening commute a pretty dangerous one. >> more than 1,000 flights have been canceled at area's airports and the nation's largest commuter railroad came to a halt. central park picked up 4 inches of snow, which is a record for this date. >> biggest one, ocean county, new jersey, got a foot of snow. pretty big storm. >> you love snow too. >> no, wake me when it is april. the storm is moving into new england making for what is likely to be a messy morning commute. >> with more on the track of snow and rain we are jind by accuweather meteorologist jim dickey. good morning, jim. >> good morning, rob, paula. the effects of the nor'easter. it is rolling out and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and hea
the rough weather of the past three, survivors of hurricane sandy are voting. >> a brush with possible winter weather is heading this way. >> forget the winter weather the redskins want to get out of town. >> hurricane sandy and the cleanup are not dampening voter turnout in new york. >> people lined up to cast their ballots. turnout has been very height in new jersey and new york. the metro transit authorities provided shuttles to get people to the polls. >> you can count on abc 7 for the most up-to-date coverage of a vote 2012. polls close in virginia at 7:00 tonight. in the district and maryland, it is 8:00. our coverage starts at 7:00 with updates on a half hour. we have really good weather today. >> we might have a little bit of rain or snow tomorrow. many airlines have canceled flights into the three new york city airports starting at noon tomorrow. this is a time lapse from our washington-lee camera. it will bring more difficult weather to the coast. we will get off relatively easy. 43 in annapolis, 39 in the district. it is going to be cold. the precipitation, not so much of a
>> coming up, mother nature did delivers a 1-2 punch. thousands recovering from sandy back in the dark. >> police find a body near a burning car. >> call it an off-the-court assessed. how he is drafting big names to express the importance of fatherhood. >> it is thursday, november 8, i am steve chenevey. >> we are going to get right over to jacqui jeras. >> we got off pretty easy over all with the northeaster. the brunt of that went off into new jersey and new england. the headline for today is even though we are waking up with a few sprinkles off to the east, we will have clearing skies throughout the day. temperature's only in the 50's. we will be warming up. a great looking seven-day forecast ahead. 42 at reagan national. 37 in gaithersburg. fredericksburg is 45 degrees. the increasing sunshine throughout the day. 50 degrees by noon. 52 degrees at 5:00. our high today is about 55. let's see how traffic is doing. >> good morning. it is tight right now it around the beltway. two minor incidents on 395. heading through sterling 10, the right shoulder. the 14th street bridge
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